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Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria Ranks No. 181 on the 2017 PROFIT 500

Vancouver, BC September 14, 2017 Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria No. 181 on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

Famoso made the 2017 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 361%.

“It is never easy to earn a spot on the PROFIT 500, but this year’s applicant pool was the most competitive yet,” says Deborah Aarts, PROFIT 500 program manager. “This year’s winners demonstrate the resilience, innovation and sheer management smarts it takes to build a thriving business today. Canada—and the world—needs more entrepreneurial success stories like these.”

“Famoso is honoured to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking for the 5th consecutive year,” says CEO Justin Lussier. “This achievement reflects the quality of our products, and the dedication of our team. Our vision is to define what a pizzeria is, and we’re proving ourselves as the leader in this space in Canada.”

Over the next year 5 years, Famoso aims to continue its leadership in the Canadian pizza market by creating innovative new pizzas, expanding its menu offerings, and growing the number of franchise locations.

About the PROFIT 500

For 29 years, the PROFIT 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking visit or

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at

About Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

Famoso is the community pizzeria where you’ll find a fun and vibrant atmosphere any day of the week. It’s where great food and good friends make the perfect ingredients for a memorable night. Inspired by the energy of an authentic pizzeria in Naples, Italy, at Famoso you’ll find the delicious tastes of fresh, pizzaiolo-tossed pizzas and signature Italian dishes served with a perfect selection of wine, craft beer and cocktails. Visit Famoso online at

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